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Enabling MapTips in ArcGIS Engine using ArcObjects?

My organization is working on a new version of our software using ArcGIS Engine 10. Previous versions of the software (running on ArcGIS Engine 9.3) displayed MapTips fine as long as they were enabled ...
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How to wrap ArcEngine Sketch Control?

I've created a small API to wrap ArcEngine controls so I can customize them (my own toolbars, my icons, etc) and I'm having problem with the ControlsEditingSketchToolClass control. I basically have a ...
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(arcengine) export selected features from sde to shapefile (with joined fields)

I have a SDE featureclass that is joined to an access table in my map control. I want to export selected features of the SDE layer to a shapefile AND retain the joined fields. this following method ...
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Merge column data with a IFeatureClass

I have a points shapefile with City, State, Zip columns. I want to merge the column data together into a new column containing: City-State-Zip (with the hyphen). Can I merge column data like this ...
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Set Numeric Format for Class Breaks Labels?

Why doesn't this code change the numeric format of the labels generated when I build this renderer? When I execute the set_Break() this nnumeric format is correctly set in the renderer but I still get ...
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Save a MapControl map to an MXD

I used to know how to do this, but I must have lost the code. I tried this: IMxdContents mxdcontents = mapControl.Map as IMxdContents; IMapDocument doc = new MapDocumentClass(); ...
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Making Labels Scale Correctly

I asked a question before about whether it was possible to scale labels and I was correctly pointed to the IAnnotateLayerTransformationProperties.ReferenceScale property. What would like to know now ...
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How do I use DynamicCacheLayerManager in ArcEngine to connect to a previously created cache

I am trying to load a cacheDataset that was created using the MapCookerClass as shown in the Multithreaded MapCruncher example at the URL below. In arcMap it is possible to connect/add this cache ...
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How can I interact with ArcObjects from a windows service?

How can I interact with ArcObjects from a windows service? It appears that I can't work with an AxMapControl object from a console or service, because it complains about the activeX state. How does ...
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Remove Layer Labels

public void LabelOff( IActiveView view, IGeoFeatureLayer geoFeatureLayer ) { IAnnotateLayerPropertiesCollection annotationProperties = geoFeatureLayer.AnnotationProperties; ...
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Which data format typically displays fastest in ArcMap?

My organization is working on an application running on ArcGIS Engine. Previous versions of the application used primarily Shapefiles for displaying roads, parcels, buildings, etc. Since I was ...
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Print axMapControl contents with preview [closed]

I have a map with many feature layers on top of it. I would like to be able to print the map and feature layers either scaling it to fit a certain page size or printing it to actual scale thus ...
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Select Feature shows outline not filled

public static void SelectBy(this IActiveView view, ILayer2 targetLayer, string filterClause, esriSelectionResultEnum selectionResult ) { IFeatureSelection featureSelection = targetLayer as ...
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Find Selected Element

Using the esriControls.ControlsSelectTool I select a text element that I have previously placed on the map. In code, how can I find this element on the map? I know I can iterate using the ...
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Adding barriers to a Network Analyst layer programmatically

Right now, I have code that allows the user to indicate on a map, which contains a Network Dataset layer, stops that are needed to create a route. I need to add functionality to the interface that ...
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Setting the Color of a TextSymbol

public void DrawText( IActiveView view, string text, string fontName, int fontColor, float fontSize, IPoint point ) { ITextSymbol textSymbol = new TextSymbol(); stdole.IFontDisp ...
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Need to programmatically create Barriers in my Network Dataset [closed]

I have the following C# code to create a Network Dataset layer that I can bring into ArcMap. However, even though I am able to create a Route from the ND, I am not able to create Barriers of any kind ...
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Self-Sizing Labels

I have labels now in my application that work fine using the usual ILabelEngineLayerProperties2. When I set them up I set the .Expression property and using the .Symbol property I set the font, style, ...
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Bringing Feature Selection To Top using ArcObjects?

I'm using IFeatureSelection.SelectFeatures() to select parcel polygons in my parcel layer. It works fine until I create a ClassBreaksRenderer to apply a color ramp based on a field in the feature. ...
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What does SetHistogramData do?

I run the following code: IClassify classify = new NaturalBreaksClass(); ITableHistogram tableHistogram = new BasicTableHistogramClass(); IBasicHistogram basicHistogram = tableHistogram as ...
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Automated geodatabase replication with offline editors

I would like to design an application that would use an SDE database with simple features and a geometric network. That geodatabase would then be replicated out to any number of personal geodatabases ...
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UniqueValueRenderer and ClassBreaksRenderer configuration

So I can create one of these renderers based on parameters I let the user set. Some parameter combinations either create invalid conditions or no conditions at all - missing data, too many breaks or ...
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IUniqueValueRenderer on Polyline and Points made my Features all invisible

I am currently using IUnique value renderer like this: foreach (string nodeType in nodes) yield return new KeyValuePair<string, ISymbol>(nodeType, CreateNewSymbol() ); public static ...
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Clearing map cache - ArcGIS Engine

Is there a programmatic way to clear the cache of a map in ArcGIS Engine 10.0? It is apparent that there is some caching scheme operating under the covers, and I'd like to clear all of its cached ...
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Annotation and Renderer Interaction

I have code that creates either a UniqueValueRenderer or a ClassBreaksRenderer and applies it. I also have code that uses AnnotateLayerProperties to set labels. When I create a renderer and then an ...
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Closing MeasureTool Window

I'm activating the built in ArcGIS measure tool using the following code: ControlsMapMeasureTool measureTool = new ControlsMapMeasureToolClass(); measureTool.OnCreate(_axMapControl.Object); // set ...
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Strange Behavior for TOCControl PopupMenu

The sample "TOCControlContextMenu" demonstrates how to display a context menu from the AxTOCControl. When I run this sample and right-click on the TOC control the context menu pops up and remains ...
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Add print/export button to axToolbarControl [closed]

I have a map that's being rendered inside a custom application, and now I need to add to the ESRI.ArcGIS.AxToolbarControl an export (to PNG) button and a print button, but honestly don't know how. ...
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Named ITable removal

I am dynamically creating a join between a GeoFeatureLayer and an external ITable derived from a SQL query and opened with OpenQueryClass(). It works. Now if I could only delete the Join!? But even ...
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Using IRelQueryTable

I create a RelQueryTable like this to join a GeoFeatureLayer to an external table. Everything seems to work (no errors, I can look in the table and see the correct fields.) Silly question: what do I ...
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Compound Key to Relationship

If tableField = "Process ID" and layerField = "PID" then this works: IRelationshipClass relationshipClass = memoryRelationshipFactory.Open( "Join", table as IObjectClass, tableField, ...
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How to get all features in current extent

I like to add text information to each feature in the shown map extent in my MapControl/PageLayoutControl. Adding the text is not a problem, but I couldn't find a way on how to get the features. Is ...
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Display map scale (like 1:20.000) next to ScaleBar

In my PageLayoutControl I add a ScaleBar. Additionaly I like to show the map scale/ratio (e.g. "1:20.000") next to it, but didn't find a way to achieve this with the ScaleBar. Am I missing something ...
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List layers in directory .Net ArcObjects or plain .Net — C# preferably

Any code samples to list arcgis layer files from a directory so they can be looped over?
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Link non-spatial SQL Server query to a Geodatabase?

Is it possible to build an object (of whatever kind) in ArcEngine code that links the geodatabase data with a non-spatial SQL Server query? How would you go about doing this?
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How to Insert Feature into Feature Class (in Memory) ESRI

I'm looking for suggestions on how to insert a new feature instance into a feature class that is in memory -- assuming that I don't have access to the feature workspace. For example, the feature class ...
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QueryClass samples

Anyone have sample code on the actual use of a QueryClass. I can read the help and figure out how to make one but there is no code demonstrating the usage of a QueryClass.
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How can I control what is passed to the OnCreate() method when a command or tool is initialized? [closed]

In an ArcEngine application can I control what is passed to the OnCreate() method when a command or tool is initialized? (I am using a synchronization object because I have both a map and a ...
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Draw text in PageLayoutControl in OnAfterDraw?

I have a PagyLayoutControl in a print preview dialog. It shows the same extent and layers as the master MapControl. Both controls are not syncronised, because changes made in the PageLayoutControl ...
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ArcGIS Server: “MapServer is not supported with the current license.”

I am at a complete loss... I have a Server 10.0 license on my machine but the following code fails: if (ESRI.ArcGIS.RuntimeManager.Bind(ESRI.ArcGIS.ProductCode.Server) == false) throw new ...
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Automated correction of parcel geometry based on area measure?

i have a set of parcels in DWG file and i have the areas that should be in these parcels in an excel file, so i have to modify each parcel to match the area specified in the excel file with a moving ...
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Determine point relation to given line

In ArcGIS engine I have a polyline with From and To points. I also have a Point. How can I determine if the point is located on the right or left of the line on the plane considering the direction of ...
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How to center map in PageLayoutControl?

In my print preview dialog I have a PageLayoutControl loading the same map as the main view's MapControl. I want the map in the PageLayoutControl to center at the same position as the MapControl. ...
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What's the strongest refresh method available to ArcEngine?

I have five layers: polygon, line, and point with a single IRasterLayer file. I am programmatically setting the ILayer.Visible attribute for the Raster but the layer is not refreshing. If I zoom in, ...
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Set size of map in PageLayoutControl to print ScaleBar underneath, not within map

For printing we have a PageLayoutControl where the user can select the map extent, he wants to print. I like the map to fill only a square in the middle of the page so that the title, the ScaleBar and ...
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Excluding layers from snapping using IPointSnapper

I'm working with ArcObjects in C#, and am trying to exclude all map layers but one (the only one I want to snap to) from the snapping environment. I'm using the ISnappingEnvironment and IPointSnapper ...
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How to listen for ESRI drawing events using ESRI drawing tools in ArcObjects?

I am trying to make use of the built-in ArcObjects drawing tools (ie ControlsNewCircleTool) - but I need to listen for the events so I can add the drawing graphics to the database in our application. ...
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Using OverviewClass in ArcObjects?

I want to display an Overview map - I know how to do it using a separate PageLayout or MapControl - but I noticed ESRI has an OverviewClass - how do I make use of this with the AxMapControl?
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Prevent ArcGIS from maintaining extents during resize

Background: I have a custom ArcGIS application written using ArcGIS Engine 10.0 that at its simplest form is just a map control inside of a resizeable form. The Problem: During resizing of the ...
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Dragging Feature in ArcObjects and ArcGIS Engine (AxMapControl)?

I'm trying to implement moving a point feature in a custom C# ArcGIS Engine application on an AxMapControl. I've already created a custom tool to do some other things. And I can track when the user is ...